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A Lesson on Trauma-Sensitive Yoga

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A Lesson on Trauma-Sensitive Yoga

I’m teaching a yoga class for survivors of domestic and sexual violence at a local women’s shelter. Lately, I’ve been reading a lot more about what differentiates a trauma-sensitive yoga class from a regular one. What’s particularly interesting to me about this is that I’ve been teaching (somewhat unknowingly) from a trauma-sensitive perspective since I received my RYT in 2010.

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When Your Rapist's Name Drives Past You

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When Your Rapist's Name Drives Past You

Sometime last week,  I was walking with my boyfriend around town on a warm, sunny day. A large truck passed by us, and I glanced at it for a second, and turned back. I did a double-take, because I noticed that this truck happened to have my rapist's last name on it.

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